Asked in Food Safety, Alcoholic Beverages
What type of alcohol can't be used in alcoholic beverages?
All alcohols EXCEPT Ethanol (C2H5OH) can not be used on alcoholic beverages. e.g. Methanol (CH3OH) and Isopropyl alcohol (C3H7OH) can not be used. ...
Asked in Alcoholic Beverages
What are types of alcohol that are used in beverages?
Alcoholic beverages contain ethyl alcohol (aka ethanol or grain alcohol) which is the only alcohol that is safe to drink. ...
What type of ethanol is used in alcoholic beverages?
Ethanol is a pure substance, and hence there is only one variant. Ethanol, (or ethyl alcohol), chemical formula CH3CH2OH, is not generally added explicitly to alcoholic beverages, but rather is created during the fermentation process. ...
Asked in Drinks and Beverages
Is benzyl alcohol the same type of alcohol used in beverages?
No. Ethyl alcohol (ethanol) is the alcohol in beverages. Benzyl alcohol is used as a solvent in inks, paints, etc. and in the treatment of head lice! ...
Asked in Alcoholic Beverages
Is ethanol the main ingredient in alcoholic beverages?
Yes, ethanol (which can be used for car fuel) is the main ingredient used in alcoholic beverages. ...
What food or beverages should be avoided when taking cephalosporins?
Alcoholic beverages or other medicines that contain alcohol should not be used while being treated with cephalosporins and for several days after treatment ends. ...
What are the characteristics of ethyl alcohol?
Ethyl alcohol, or ethanol, is a highly flammable and volatile liquid. It is also colorless and has a slight odor. It is a versatile substance, being processed and used in thermometers, as a fuel, and even used in alcoholic beverages. ...
Asked in Breads
Why does bread not taste like alcohol after baking?
Because the yeast used to leaven bread is a different type of yeast than is used to ferment alcoholic beverages. In bread, the yeast consumes sugar and produces gas, which causes the bread dough to rise. ...
Asked in Alcoholism, Definitions
What does alcoholic mean?
The adjective alcoholic means of or containing alcohol, most often used in the term "alcoholic beverages" - liquids containing dilute ethyl alcohol used as depressants and mood enhancers, and in adult social culture. Ethyl alcohol is commonly produced by fermentation of sugars in fruits, vegetables, and grain. The noun alcoholic refers to a person who drinks too much due to an addiction to alcohol (there are many possible reasons for this addiction). A recovering alcoholic refrains from drinking even though the desire or compulsion...
Asked in Beer and Brewing, Wine and Champagne, Liquor
Can pears be brewed into on alcoholic beverage?
Yes , any vegetable matter can be made into an alcohol, but mostly fruit and grain are used for alcoholic beverages , especially pears , with their high sugar content , which is the main component in making alcohol. To add to that... It is more challenging to make but takes a loooong time;) ...
Asked in Science, Chemistry, Society and Civilization
Why fermentation was a valuable discovery for early humans?
It was used to produce alcoholic beverages.